Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News May 30, 2012

City Council brings back prayer

MOUNT VERNON -- The vote was unanimous but the decision to bring the invocation back to City Council's agenda -- by a resolution -- was anything but easy for some members of council.

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Students cook up delicious meals

MOUNT VERNON -- The 18th Annual Ohio Culinary Arts Invitational Tournament brought six teams from high school cooking programs to the Knox County Career Center.

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School, city discuss projects, future

MOUNT VERNON -- There were only three items on the agenda when the Mount Vernon City Council and city school board conducted their annual joint meeting on Tuesday.

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Rabies threat remains real

MOUNT VERNON -- Keeping up with the health and safety of one's pets is a top priority for many. Diligence is key for many pet owners in keeping their companions safe from sickness and disease. One disease that can be a threat at any given time is rabies.

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New procedure could help with GERD

MOUNT VERNON -- More than 23 million Americans take prescriptions for Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease (GERD). You probably know it as acid reflux or heartburn. Millions more rely on over-the-counter medications.

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Utica High School students to get iPads

UTICA -- The North Fork Local School District is turning to new technology to help students, getting iPads for every student in the high school.

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